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Exeter, Devon Red Snapper Recruitment Limited

RSR is a public safety, housing & enterprise security recruitment specialist. We assist public safety & housing employers find the right talent. We assist all employers when they want to source public safety, housing and enterprise security skills and experience.

RSR are currently recruiting on behalf of our client based in Exeter for a Temporary Supported Housing Worker. This is a full time, temporary role for 1-2 months, and offers a pay rate of 12.56 per hour.

Join us in transforming the lives of society's most vulnerable, empower them on their path to independent living. Apply now and be the change!

Responsible for: The Support Worker will oversee day-to-day operations, managing referrals, assessing and supporting clients to maintain accommodation and make positive life changes. You will provide crucial support to individuals transitioning from homelessness, offering empowerment and skills development to facilitate their journey towards independent living.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive sign-ups and inductions for new clients, ensuring understanding of rights, responsibilities, and support services.
  • Empower clients to identify strengths and goals, fostering independence and preparing for successful move-ons.
  • Develop and review person-centered support plans, managing risks and facilitating access to essential services.
  • Maintain high-quality accommodation standards, reporting maintenance issues promptly and providing practical assistance as needed.
  • Facilitate client engagement with professionals and meaningful activities, fostering peer support opportunities.
  • Ensure service coverage and meet contractual obligations, including occasional weekend and evening work.
  • Monitor client health, safety, and well-being, promptly addressing concerns in accordance with procedures.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, contributing to service tasks and maintaining accurate records using electronic systems.
  • Support clients in managing rent and service charge payments, promoting essential independent living skills.
  • Prioritise safeguarding and promote welfare, undertaking necessary training and adhering to organizational policies.

Key Skills:

  • Previous work with socially excluded individuals, preferably in a team-based healthcare or social care setting
  • Experience in homeless support or related roles, with a solution-focused, non-judgmental approach.
  • Understanding of homelessness causes and social exclusion, benefits systems, and multi-agency working.
  • Strong communication and decision-making abilities, with proficiency in handling challenging behaviour.
  • Solution-focused mindset, optimism about change, and willingness to work collaboratively.
  • Possession of a full driving license and access to a car for work purposes.

This role will be subject to DBS check at relevant level.

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please email your CV to

Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please refer them to ourselves. We have a referral bonus scheme and will pay up in retail vouchers of your choice, for referrals who are not already known to us.

Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful.

RSR Housing is member of the Red Snapper Group.

The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates.

The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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